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Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 08 / 29 / 14

SportsBusiness Daily is seeking an entry-level Staff Writer at our Charlotte, N.C., headquarters. Qualified candidates will have excellent knowledge of sports and business issues, with equally strong writing and verbal skills. Must also have a solid work ethic and thrive in a team environment. Stron...

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ISLES STILL SEARCH FOR OWNER AS SPANO KEEPS FINDING TROUBLE

The Marquee Group President Bob Gutkowski "is trying to assemble a group composed primarily of Long Island investors to buy the Islanders," according to the N.Y. TIMES. Gutkowski "said his group will

Tags: Franchises, New York Islanders

07/21/97
VIKINGS RELEASE FINANCES, WANT NEW SHARED STADIUM WITH TWINS

In releasing 13 years of financial details to the Metropolitan Sports Facilities Commission, Vikings President Roger Headrick said Friday his company is in "dire straits," and asserted that the only a

Tags: Facilities, Minnesota Twins, Minnesota Vikings, NFL

07/21/97
LEAGUE NOTES

At Troon, four-day attendance at the British Open was 176,500, up from 161,000 when the tournament was last held there in ''89 (AP, 7/21)....The Colorado Silver Bullets women''s baseball team has rece

Tags: Champ Car World Series, Leagues and Governing Bodies

07/21/97
NFL NEWS & NOTES: WILL IRISH EYES SMILE ON BEARS-STEELERS?

The NFL hopes a Bears-Steelers exhibition game this week in Dublin, Ireland, will draw between 35,000-40,000, according to Don Pierson of the CHICAGO TRIBUNE. NFL Dir of Int''l PR Pete Abitante said a

Tags: Chicago Bears, Dallas Cowboys, Leagues and Governing Bodies, NBC, NFL, Pittsburgh Steelers

07/21/97
HAVE BOXING'S BUMMERS CAUSED MGM GRAND TO REASSESS ROLE?

In Chicago, SUN-TIMES gossip columnist Michael Sneed reported that Evander Holyfield will have a rematch with Mike Tyson. Sneed: "Word is the match will take place nine months from now in South Africa

Tags: Leagues and Governing Bodies

07/21/97
CALLAWAY GOLF TAKES ODYSSEY WITH $130M ACQUISITION

CA-based Callaway Golf announced today that it has reached an agreement with U.S. Industries to buy the assets of its subsidiary, Odyssey Sports Inc., for $130M in cash. Odyssey Sports makes Odyssey p

Tags: Callaway Golf, LPGA, Nike, PGA Tour

07/21/97
MARKETPLACE ROUND-UP

Giants rookie WR Ike Hilliard has signed a two-year shoe endorsement deal with Converse worth $300,000, which includes a signature shoe line. In N.Y., Mike Freeman wrote that the deal "is the highest

Tags: And 1, Anheuser Busch, Champ Car World Series, Converse, Fila USA, New York Jets, Reebok, Washington Nationals

07/18/97
NAMES IN THE NEWS

Agent TODD MUSBURGER, who represents Bulls coach PHIL JACKSON, is profiled by Bonnie DeSimone in the CHICAGO TRIBUNE. DeSimone, on Musburger: "A plain-spoken jazz lover who sometimes rides his bicycle

Tags: ABC, Chicago Bulls, MLS, People and Pop Culture, Walt Disney

07/18/97
EXECUTIVE TRANSACTIONS

The USTA named RODNEY HARMON to the new position of Dir/Multicultural Development, effective August 11....VERNON JORDAN JR. was elected Dir of Callaway Golf Co. (WALL STREET JOURNAL, 7/18)....Former S

Tags: Arizona Cardinals, Callaway Golf, NHL, People and Pop Culture, USTA

07/18/97
ESPN CHILTON POLL: TO BUY OR LEASE, THAT IS THE QUESTION

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Tags: ESPN, MLB, NBA, NFL, NHL, The Back of the Book, Walt Disney

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